Bringing a world where individuals with Down syndrome are accepted and embraced by their families, schools, and communities…changing the way the world sees Down syndrome through national campaigns, educational programs, and by empowering individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community. 21_Connect is proud to partner with GiGi’s Playhouse, Inc. to bring a Down … Continue reading GiGi’s Playhouse is coming to WNY!
Day 2 of the Buddy Walk on Washington was jam packed – so much so that it took us a while to filter through the pictures and get them posted… The focus of the gathering was to advocate for legislative priorities that impact the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. These priorities … Continue reading NDSS Buddy Walk on Washington: Day 2
Today started with a group of moms and a self-advocate meeting with the Office of Special Education. They discussed the importance of high quality post secondary education and inclusive education. It ended with Federal Advocacy Training for those speaking with Congress tomorrow. There are attendees from everywhere. Here is our Emily with John and … Continue reading NDSS Buddy Walk on Washington: Day 1
In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, our Parent Connection families gathered for an ice cream social. Great times were had, great desserts were eaten, and the kids got a sugar rush like no other. We have the photographic evidence to prove it! Check it out here.
Tomorrow is the big day: our next Parent Connection Support Group will meet at Sweet Charlotte’s in Clarence, NY from 3 – 6 PM. Please join us; we miss those kiddos!! 🙂 ❤
Several of our parents recently celebrated the glorious lives of their children with tattoos. We can’t help but smile at the love… ❤